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Giant Congenital Cerebriform Melanocytic Nevus of the Scalp in Adult

Shashikala Krishnamurthy, Kavita GU, Shamila Mohamed Ali, Nagaraj Parvatappa.

Abstract
Congenital melanocytic nevi are defined as benign nevomelanocytic proliferation present at birth. They are rare lesions and occur in approximately 1% of new-borns and are usually classified according to their size. We report a case of 32 year old female who presented with a giant cerebriform lesion of the scalp which was present since birth. Diagnosis of Giant congenital melanocytic nevi was made on the basis of definite histological criteria. Wide excision of the lesion was done with split skin graft. This case is unique due to the fact that this young female lived with this disfiguring lesion for 3 decades and never consulted any physician for cosmetic purpose and fortunately the lesion never turned malignant.

Key words: Congenital melanocytic nevus; melanocytes; giant; scalp lesion


 
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Krishnamurthy S, GU K, Ali SM, Parvatappa N. Giant Congenital Cerebriform Melanocytic Nevus of the Scalp in Adult. J Interdiscip Histopathol. 2014; 2(2): 108-111. doi:10.5455/jihp.20140225013612


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Krishnamurthy S, GU K, Ali SM, Parvatappa N. Giant Congenital Cerebriform Melanocytic Nevus of the Scalp in Adult. J Interdiscip Histopathol. 2014; 2(2): 108-111. doi:10.5455/jihp.20140225013612



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Krishnamurthy S, GU K, Ali SM, Parvatappa N. Giant Congenital Cerebriform Melanocytic Nevus of the Scalp in Adult. J Interdiscip Histopathol. (2014), [cited May 21, 2018]; 2(2): 108-111. doi:10.5455/jihp.20140225013612



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Krishnamurthy, S., GU, K., Ali, S. M. & Parvatappa, N. (2014) Giant Congenital Cerebriform Melanocytic Nevus of the Scalp in Adult. J Interdiscip Histopathol, 2 (2), 108-111. doi:10.5455/jihp.20140225013612



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Krishnamurthy, Shashikala, Kavita GU, Shamila Mohamed Ali, and Nagaraj Parvatappa. 2014. Giant Congenital Cerebriform Melanocytic Nevus of the Scalp in Adult. Journal of Interdisciplinary Histopathology, 2 (2), 108-111. doi:10.5455/jihp.20140225013612



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Krishnamurthy, Shashikala, Kavita GU, Shamila Mohamed Ali, and Nagaraj Parvatappa. "Giant Congenital Cerebriform Melanocytic Nevus of the Scalp in Adult." Journal of Interdisciplinary Histopathology 2 (2014), 108-111. doi:10.5455/jihp.20140225013612



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Krishnamurthy, Shashikala, Kavita GU, Shamila Mohamed Ali, and Nagaraj Parvatappa. "Giant Congenital Cerebriform Melanocytic Nevus of the Scalp in Adult." Journal of Interdisciplinary Histopathology 2.2 (2014), 108-111. Print. doi:10.5455/jihp.20140225013612



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Krishnamurthy, S., GU, K., Ali, S. M. & Parvatappa, N. (2014) Giant Congenital Cerebriform Melanocytic Nevus of the Scalp in Adult. Journal of Interdisciplinary Histopathology, 2 (2), 108-111. doi:10.5455/jihp.20140225013612





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